This front matter contains the dedication, acknowledgements, contributor biographies, contents, preface, and introduction. This publication follows the phenomenal success of not only the four editions of the Companion Guide to the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code published by ASME Press, but also two related updated volumes. Thus, this is the third book that is also a “standalone-publication,” addressing Global Applications of the ASME B&PV Code. This book not only updates information of 16 chapters of the third volume of the third edition of the Companion Guide, but has additional 5 chapters selected for their unique features of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes used internationally. eBook Keywords: global, pressure vessel, boiler, codes, standards, nuclear, ASME BPVC, power, energy.